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    24th Marine Expeditionary Unit wraps up Eager Lion 12 [Image 3 of 4]

    24th Marine Expeditionary Unit wraps up Eager Lion 12

    U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

    05.30.2012

    Photo by 2nd Lt. Joshua Larson 

    24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

    Marines with the combat cargo department assist Alpha Company Marines load their Assault Amphibious Vehicles aboard USS New York after the conclusion of Exercise Eager Lion 12 May 30. The Marines are part of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, who recently returned from the three-week training exercise in the Kingdom of Jordan that involved partnered militaries from 19 countries. It was the second major exercise for the 24th MEU who, along with the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group, is currently deployed to the U.S Central Command area of operations as a theater reserve and crisis response force. The group is providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

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    IMAGE INFO

    Date Taken: 05.30.2012
    Date Posted: 06.08.2012 08:41
    Photo ID: 597338
    VIRIN: 120530-M-FR139-013
    Resolution: 2865x1909
    Size: 804.48 KB
    Location: U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

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